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Traveling in any capacity poses several risks, be sure to be prepared to treat a reaction immediately.
Traveling with a Food Allergy Links:
Buffer or not, it is still possible to have a reaction while on the flight because of the airborne particles or because of the peanut protein left everywhere by hands that have touched peanuts. The potential for a reaction on a peanut-filled flight is great, it could happen from accidental ingestion, skin contact or inhalation.
A reaction from airborne particles will not be as severe of a reaction as if you had actually ingested the peanuts. It would be very hard to avoid a reaction of any type while traveling on an airplane that has peanuts served on it several times a day. If at all possible, phone the airlines prior to booking your trip and choose a carrier that does not serve peanuts during the flight. Many airlines are now serving pretzels and cookies as an alternative to peanuts.
For more info on travelling, see the Peanut
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